Segun Omidele, SPE, has been appointed chief executive officer at Erin Energy Corp. He will assume the role in May after the company’s annual meeting of shareholders. He was previously its chief operating officer (COO). Omidele joined the company in 2011 as senior vice president for business development and new ventures. From 2008 to 2011, he was senior vice president of exploration and production at Allied Energy Corp. Before that, he held senior technical and management positions with Shell companies in Nigeria, UK, and the US for more than 28 years. Omidele holds a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Houston and is a graduate of Harvard University’s advanced management program.